A wrap on Albany and Districts Cricket Association B and D-section sides at the opening two days at senior country week.
Both Albany and Districts Cricket Association under-14 sides fell short in their respective junior country week grand finals.
The ADCA under-16 side were out of contention at the conclusion of Wednesday’s games to make Friday’s grand final.
The 18-year-old remained in WA before flying to Melbourne last Sunday to begin his new chapter as a Bulldog.
West Coast suffered their second straight loss to start the new season, as Gold Coast stormed home in the final quarter to end an 11-game losing streak.
Reinswoman Emily Suvaljko finished the nine-race program at Albany Harness Racing Club with a winning double, highlighted by her feature race success.
Belfield won two of three heat races and finished second in the other before producing a stellar drive in the feature at Mt Barker speedway.
Albany will be out to win their 16th Boan Cup after naming a strong squad ahead of their opening game against Eastern Goldfields on Sunday.
The 18-year-old relocated to WA after trainer-driver Aiden De Campo gave her an opportunity to move from New Zealand and it is already paying dividends.
Veteran Graham Budd, 84, was there in action and has hit the water in all 54 tournaments since it started, while competitors under the age of 10 also made their presence felt.
Players from Albany, Denmark, Lake Grace, Merredin, Perth, Katanning, Tenterden and Kendenup to compete in Albany Open at Emu Point Tennis Club.
Their old wooden bat attracted attention from across the nation after it was put up in 2015 but was taken down in October last year because of wear and tear.
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